OK, because I like y'all: bonus aurora timelapse video

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March 30 2011 2:00 PM

OK, because I like y'all: bonus aurora timelapse video

I got a few emails about this while on vacation, and APOD just posted it too, but what the heck: a gorgeous timelapse video of aurorae (northern lights) over Norway:

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This one was done by Terje Sorgjerd, and is quite lovely. Another great timelapse aurora video can be found at Lights in the Dark, too. I still have never seen a good display myself in person (just a smear of red light to the north once when I lived in Maryland), but one day I will. One day.


Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death from the Skies! Follow him on Twitter.